WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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President Trump is projecting again. By accusing the “Squad” of hating America, he is revealing his own feelings. It’s the president’s modus operandi — a maladaptive defense mechanism he … more
As a new “liberal/progressive” Republican, I believe that the national party must change and evolve in fundamental ways if it is to be at all competitive with the national Democratic Party in the … more
I’d like to offer some insights regarding the recent article about “free” breakfast in Wilson County high schools (“Breakfast essential to better learning,” Saturday). First, there is … more
The Wilson County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 8 had another successful “Forget Me Not” fundraiser drive. This is our commitment that the DAV “will not forget the men and women who … more
This is a sequel to my April 6 letter, “Is Lady Justice really blind?” An acquaintance whom I will refer to as “the driver” related this turn of events to me. The driver was motoring north … more
Too often in this world we do not stop and take the time to say thank you and be grateful for extraordinary dedication. I was reminded of this over the last two months as the Post 13 roster decreased … more
We will soon have an election and the voters can have the kind of government they choose. Everyone would like to have a good economy, but there are other important issues. A strong defense is … more
The U.S. and Iran have been on a collusion course for the past 15 years and while Soleiman’s demise was a forgone conclusion, the place where it occurred has created tensions that will continue for … more
Why would any legislator not want to fully fund the construction and maintenance of our highway system? But apparently they do not. They would rather send out a $125 check from a budget surplus to … more
There are many reasons why President Trump was right to say that anyone in Congress who is against Israel should resign. According to the Bible, it would destroy America if we ever turn against … more
I emailed Chris Hill about the newspaper article detailing the failure of the animal shelter’s inspection. He responded in less than 10 minutes giving his phone number and asking me to call. He … more
ACT For Youth wrapped up its season with the final performance of “Wind in the Willows” before an enthusiastic audience who gave the young actors a standing ovation. At the strike party … more
In reference to Senate Bill 559, I respectfully request as a North Carolina taxpayer and veteran that Duke Energy be held accountable for the coal ash pile fiasco and not allow them to pass on the … more
The Wilson Parks and Recreation Department is going to raise prices for seniors at the Wedgewood Golf Course on Saturday and Sunday mornings by 35% from $20 to $27. David Lee said you can play after … more
The new party within our government, and those who support it, have taken measures to erase the history and heritage of white, Southern Christians whose ancestors fought in the Confederacy during our … more
In reading Keith Barnes’ recent column on newspapers errors, typos and goof-ups dated July 17 in the Johnstonian News and Wilson Times, I remember a former local newspaper, the Kenly News, printing … more
I have been following the presidential candidate discussions on health care, specifically the push for Medicare for All. The North Carolina average for a family’s health insurance premium is … more
“Benedict Trump” will go from the White House to the big house. This is the man who a 90-plus-percent majority of Republicans find presidential, and continue to defend him and his administration. … more
As former student body leaders and proud alumni, allow us to unequivocally express what the university’s official statement did not: we categorically denounce the expression of racism on our … more
We had a house fire on Feb. 2. It has been a nightmare trying to find what we owned and lived in for 28 years. We have always been very hardworking folks and have never asked for anything. We worked … more
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